EMDR Collection

Items in the EMDR Collection Collection

In 2013, the EMDR Research Foundation (aka the Foundation) established “Addressing the Global Burden of Trauma” as one of its research priorities. Whether natural or man-made, the Foundation supports research exploring the effectiveness of early…

Now recognised by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the World Health Organization as a treatment of choice for post-traumatic stress disorder, it appears that eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) has…

Introduction Brain connectivity changes have been recently demonstrated in victims of psychological traumas treated with the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Objectives Forty victims of psychological traumas were investigated at…

Introduction: Human wellbeing requires supportive relationships immediately after birth Lack of consistent and stable care causes more harm to a young child's development than:  Overt physical abuse amd subsequent cognitive delays; impairments in…

Objective: This study investigated the effects of standard eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) protocol in chronically dependent patients. We propose that reprocessing traumatic memories with EMDR would lead to measurable changes of…

Neuroimaging-Untersuchungen zu den Auswirkungen PTSD-fokussierter Therapien, einschlie ß lich Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), berichten von entsprechenden Veränderungsbefunden in der zerebralen Durchblutung (CBF; single photon…

Natural disasters affect whole communities both at an individual level as well as economically and socially. However, the impact of natural disasters on an individual’s mental health is substantial; yet, the response to one’s mental health needs…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric sequel to a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been used in the management of PTSD for many…

A combined research project by two universities has shown that an innovative treatment that involves rapid eye movements is reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress in trauma patients.

Borderline Personality Disorder and EMDR proposes a comprehensive framework for working with this complex group of clients. The theoretical background integrates attachment theory, structural dissociation, and the adaptive information processing…

Este estudio presenta los resultados de la aplicación del Protocolo Grupal e Integrativo con EMDR y del Protocolo Individual de Terapia EMDR, a un total de 16 menores (2 niños y 14 niñas), con edades entre los 9 y los 13 años, que atendieron el…

El propósito de la presente investigación fue evaluar la efectividad del Protocolo Grupal e Integrativo con Terapia EMDR (EMDR-IGTP, por sus siglas en inglés); para reducir los síntomas de Trastorno por Estrés Postraumático (TEPT), relacionados…

El presente artículo reporta los resultados de seguimiento de nuestro estudio de campo (Jarero & Uribe, 2011), en el que se investigó la aplicación del Protocolo de Terapia de Reprocesamiento y Desensibilización a través del Movimiento…

Depression is a severe mental disorder that challenges mental health systems worldwide. About 30% of treated patients do not experience a full remission after treatment, and more than 75% of patients suffer from recurrent depressive episodes.…

Background: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a method in psychotherapy effective in treating symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. The client attends to alternating bilateral visual, auditory or sensory stimulation while…

Background and Objectives: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is effective, efficient, and well tolerated, but complex and resource-intensive to learn. Progressive counting (PC) is newer, has similar advantages and is easier to…

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is frequent, with rates for significant abuse estimated at 15-20% of the female population and 8-10% of the male population. Such CSA frequently leads to significant short-term and long-term sequalae including a multitude of…

Guatemala tiene una baja proporción de psicólogos para la población general (6.89 por cada 100,000 personas), lo que hace imperativo que los tratamientos terapéuticos sean exitosos, eficaces y eficientes. El presente estudio exploró la eficacia…

Francine Shapiro: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a form of therapy that focuses on memory and the brain. Every different form of therapy has a different model, a different way of conceptualizing cases and different…

Of the eight people who completed EMDR, she said, all reported lower scores on a PTSD index after treatment than they had scored before the treatment. Seven reported needing lower dosages of anti-anxiety and antidepressant medication to maintain…

Hall described EMDR as an evidence-based treatment for complex trauma such as post-traumatic stress disorder. EMDR is known to alleviate some of the symptoms. EMDR, which is unlike other therapies because eye movements play a role, is for individuals…

Introduction Chronic pain is prevalent and associated with a high disease burden. However, current treatments for chronic pain provide insufficient relief. Therefore, the exploration of new treatment methods is warranted. Originally, Eye Movement…

La desensibilización y el reprocesamiento a través de movimientos oculares (EMDR) es un enfoque terapéutico guiado por el modelo del procesamiento adaptativo de la información (PAI). Este artículo ofrece una breve visión general de algunos de…

Many refugees resettled in Western countries suffer from an accumulation of traumatic and current stressors that contribute to mental health problems and may complicate trauma-focused treatment. Consequently, the acceptability, safety, and efficacy…

Background: Non-specific chronic back pain (CBP) is often accompanied by psychological trauma, but treatment for this associated condition is often insufficient. Nevertheless, despite the common co-occurrence of pain and psychological trauma, a…

Un grand nombre de patients présentant une psychose ont vécu des traumatismes infantiles et souffrent d’un état de stress post-traumatique comorbide. La recherche indique que l’exposition à des événements perturbants en début de vie joue…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to attract both empirical and clinical interest due to its complex symptom profile and the underlying processes involved. Recently, research attention has been focused on the types of memory processes…

In an investigation of the interhemispheric coherence (IhC) model for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) bilateral eye movement (BEM) effects, 30 participants were exposed to a stationary dot, a blinking red/green dot, or saccadic…

We read with interest the article by Gerger and colleagues describing the results of a meta-analysis entitled ‘Integrating fragmented evidence by network meta-analysis: relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for adults with…

Compassion-focused therapy was developed to enhance physiological systems related to well-being, safeness, and connectedness in people where shame and self-criticism inhibited progress in therapy (Gilbert, 2000; Gilbert & Irons, 2005). This…

Aim: The Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR) is an evidence based intervention in the treatment of psycho-traumatized individuals. Its effectiveness has been validated by extensive research. It outlines in particular an EMDR…

Comments on the article by B. E. Karlin and G. Cross. The article by Karlin and Cross clearly laid out how to disseminate and implement evidence-based psychotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration. The only problem is that the list of…

A single client with depression and chronic nightmares was treated with 4 sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and showed a decrease in nightmares and improvement in general well-being. The client’s 2 nightmare images…